UMGEOCON Call for Abstracts

News Date: 
7 Jan 2016

A coalition of six upper Midwest geospatial organizations has come together to produce a unique learning experience which will provide mid-level, career-minded GIS personnel with the opportunity to broaden their community/regional connections and professional knowledge. The Upper Midwest Geospatial Conference (UMGEOCON) will take place on May 25-26, 2016 at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and focus on emerging geospatial trends and technologies. As such, the event Program Committee is seeking cutting-edge presentations and workshops that explore the Geospatial Revolution. Some potential topics include:

  • Cross border/regionally significant issues (e.g. invasive species control)
  • Indoor positioning systems
  • LiDAR developments
  • Spatial law
  • Open data polices
  • Drones/UASs/UAVs developments and issues
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM) systems
  • Automatic Vehicle Location systems
  • Emergency Services Sector issues (e.g. NG-9-1-1 and COP)
  • Smart Grid
  • 3D geospatial modeling
  • Open source software
  • Cloud services
  • Data sharing solutions
  • Systems integration
  • Professional certifications

This call for abstracts will remain open through January 18, with announcement of selected abstracts made by February 8.